Tag Archives: care

Fact-checking – by itself – is inherently flawed on health care topics

Fact-checking has become one of the buzziest buzzwords in journalism. There are more than 100 fact-checking projects around the world. It’s been trotted out to counter alleged “fake” news.  And to monitor the accuracy of political leaders who stretch the boundaries of believability. April 2 has been proclaimed International Fact-Checking Day. Indeed, genuine fact-checking may play an important… Read More »

Viewpoints: Pros And Cons Of Candidates’ Plans For Health Care; Now Hear This: A New Lie About Pre-Existing Conditions Via Fox News

Editorial pages express views about the future of health care. The Washington Post: No Matter Which Healthcare Plan You Support, Democrats Have A Leg-Up On Trump It says something about the state of the two major political parties that, while Washington was focused on President Trump’s racist tweets and his strategy to divide for political… Read More »

What Would Giving Health Care to Undocumented Immigrants Mean? – The New York Times

Providing comprehensive health coverage to undocumented immigrants has long been nothing more than a wouldn’t-it-be-nice item on the far left’s wish list. But in the crowded field of candidates vying for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, nearly everyone supports it. Almost all of the 19 candidates who responded to a recent New York Times survey… Read More »